4 – 18 October 2016
Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan Tour (TUZ) Dossier 2016 Click to download itinerary (pdf format)
From the blue-tiled splendour of Tamerlane’s Samarkand to the holy city of Buhkara, boasting a mosque for each day of the year, and beyond, the romantic desert-girdled khanate of Khiva, Uzbekistan lays claim to a breathtaking architectural legacy. Such splendours have attracted and astonished visitors since ancient times and this detailed journey is planned to allow time to relax and fully appreciate these awe inspiring fabled cities of the Silk Road. Our Central Asian journey begins in the Land of the Turkmen, where we explore the monuments of Ashgabat, including the Parthian fortress of Nissa. The great ancient cities of Merv and Kunya Urgench also feature plus a visit to the colourful Sunday market in Turkmenistan’s capital.